Creating a More Self-Sufficient Garden for the Long-Term

Creating a More Self-Sufficient Garden for the Long-Term by Joanna Miller for The Organic Prepper I love gardening. It’s fun, it’s rewarding, and it saves money. However, it’s only useful for prepping purposes in the long term if you focus primarily on a self-sufficient garden. If you rely on bags of fertilizer, soil, and seeds every year, grid interruptions and supply chain issues can put a stop to your fun hobby. We saw the beginnings of this last year with seed shortages. In my area, seed supplies have been better than last year.…

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The 4 Levels of Disasters (And How to Prepare for Each One)

The 4 Levels of Disasters (And How to Prepare for Each One) by Daisy Luther for The Organic Prepper Disasters come in all shapes and sizes, and so do your preps. There are four different levels of disasters, from personal emergencies to a full-on SHTF end-of-the-world kind of thing. The good news is, no matter what your level of preparedness or your budget is like, there are things you can do to prep for each one. Often we get new people on board in our group and they feel so overwhelmed because…

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A Ziploc Bag First Aid Kit

A Ziploc Bag First Aid Kit from Modern Survival Blog GNN Note – Having several of these go-bags First Aid kits, one for each person in the house, may be a good idea. /END It’s easy to make a small do-it-yourself First Aid Kit to fit inside a quart size Ziploc bag. You might not need a fully equipped professional First Aid Kit for every single use-case scenario. I believe my first Ziploc bag First Aid Kit was built for a day-hike style ‘Versipack’ (like these). Or maybe you put one…

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Preparing For The Grand Solar Minimum

Preparing For The Grand Solar Minimum Will anyone recognize that a Grand Solar Minimum is apparently coming? And what are they (or you) going to do about it? How much of the food supply might be affected and how to prepare for it? by Anony Mee We engage in a preparedness lifestyle just in case misfortune befalls us.  We often discuss what sorts of events those might be – loss of a job, medical emergencies, wars of various sorts, and how to prepare.  Ken does a survey generally every year on what…

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Prepare To Get Out Of The Cities And Into The ‘Red Zones’ In The Event Of A Worst Case Scenario

Prepare To Get Out Of The Cities And Into The ‘Red Zones’ In The Event Of A Worst Case Scenario By Stefan Stanford – All News Pipeline Reports Of Martial Law In The Cities Are Another Reason To Avoid Them Like The Plague While thinking over this past weekend about the huge difference between the left and the right on how the two groups think about Covid-19, lockdowns, vaccinations and everything else now unfolding in America, (with reports of martial law already now coming out as we’ll explore more below),…

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Solar Power System Diagram | 4 Basic Building Blocks

Solar Power System Diagram | 4 Basic Building Blocks from Modern Survival Blog Solar power systems vary widely in their power producing capabilities and complexity. But I wanted to sketch a simple basic solar power system diagram that shows the building blocks. Regardless of a given system’s capacities and specifications, there’s a common thread among most of them: The basic building blocks of its major components. 1. Solar panels 2. Charge controller 3. Battery bank (if off-grid or standalone system) 4. DC to AC inverter for AC power Solar Power…

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The Chauvin Verdict Proved Riots and Intimidation WORK. Expect More of It.

The Chauvin Verdict Proved Riots and Intimidation WORK. Expect More of It. by Terry Trahan for The Organic Prepper The verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial prompted the writing of this article. No matter what you think of the officer’s actions, this has been a catalytic action in the insurgency or riots and intimidation that we are witnessing now. The Organic Prepper’s Note: I’m the author of the headline, which some may find inflammatory. Let me take a quick moment of Terry’s article to explain what I mean by this. Representative Maxine Waters…

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How to Survive Riots and Civil Unrest

How to Survive Riots and Civil Unrest by Daisy Luther for The Organic Prepper As the world seems to be on fire in countries across the planet, the threat of civil unrest and riots certainly feels like it’s increasing. People are responding with rage to perceived injustices, and whether that rage is warranted or not isn’t the point of this article. Often when I write about surviving events like mass shootings or riots, people scoff and say, “That was a false flag perpetrated by government operatives” or “Those people got paid…

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How to Start Prepping: The First 10 Things Every New Prepper Should Do (Some of Them Are FREE!)

How to Start Prepping: The First 10 Things Every New Prepper Should Do (Some of Them Are FREE!) by Daisy Luther for The Organic Prepper Before we talk about how to start prepping, let’s take a moment to remind ourselves of why we should be prepping. Over the past decade, here in America… Contaminated water caused a complete loss of municipal services in both Ohio and West Virginia, resulting in almost a million people vying for the stock in local stores. A freak confluence of storms caused a “Superstorm” that took out power to…

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Are You Suffering from Situational Bias? Be HONEST.

Are You Suffering from Situational Bias? Be HONEST. by Daisy Luther for The Organic Prepper We’ve all heard of normalcy bias, a mindset in which people don’t believe that the bad things they see on the news could actually happen to them. But have you heard of situational bias? What’s more, are you perhaps guilty of it yourself? What is situational bias? In the context of prepping and survival, situational bias is a systemic cognitive bias that causes people to believe that their unique situation protects them from the events…

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